Straits Times School Pocket Money Fund

The Straits Times School Pocket Money Fund 2024 Application

Dear Parents/Guardians of Primary 1 and Newly Enrolled Students in Madrasah Irsyad Zuhri Al-Islamiah,

1. We are pleased to inform you that the application period for The Straits Times School Pocket Money Fund for students from low-income families will be open from 10 January 2024 to 7 February 2024. The application window is only for students who are newly enrolled in our school.

2. Students who are successful in their applications (shortlisting for the award is by The Straits Times) will receive the monthly school pocket money of $65 through the school from June 2024 onwards.

3. Successful applicants will be notified by June 2023.

4. Students have to meet the following criteria:
a. Student is a Singapore Citizen (SC) or Singapore Permanent Resident (SPR)
b. Family is living in a 4-room HDB flat or smaller
c. Family has a gross per capita income (PCI) of $750/month or less
d. Student is receiving full-time formal education at a mainstream primary MOE-designated full-time Madrasahs
e. Is not concurrently receiving school pocket money from another STSPMF disbursing agency or receiving monthly school pocket money from other schemes, excluding MOE/SPED FAS; and
f. Has not been a STSPMF beneficiary for 24 months for the whole schooling years of primary and secondary school and 48 months for post-secondary school.

Kindly email the completed application form together with the required documents to [email protected] (cc: i[email protected]). Please indicate in the subject of your email: “2024 STSPMF Application (Student’s full name)”.

Application to be submitted latest by Wednesday, 7 February 2024.

Thank you. Wassalamu’alaikum Wr. Wb.